transverse arch


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transverse arch

The transverse arch of the foot formed by the navicular, cuboid, cuneiform, and metatarsal bones.
See also: arch
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This nonweight-bearing cast was worn for 4 weeks, and then the patient began applying partial weight on the insole of his right foot to maintain the longitudinal and transverse arches. The patient walked without pain by postoperative week 8.
(9) Furthermore, with enamel reduction and cosmetic recontouring, the long-term maintenance of mandibular incisor alignment is possible (2), and the transverse arch dimension as well as anterior inclinations may be sustained.
As previously mentioned, the transverse arch is formed by the cuneiforms and the cuboid.

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